Djerba, Tunisia trip – 13. More what you don’t see in Star Wars at Hotel Sidi Idris

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This looks also better at night as you have a clear view of the stars with no light pollution as we are in rural Africa.

From the top-down, you can see the five holes where the Sidi Idris cave hotel is;

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This was my room!   The double bed is really nice and much better than the simple mattress I had in Djerba.   Also, the fact you are in a cave makes the temperature just exactly right, outside in the evening (In November) I needed a hoody on, as it does get a bit chilly.

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The fan room, well I’m not sure what to call it.  This close to the main courtyard has some photos of the original 1977 shooting, but a few other things like a Japanese couple who got married here.    None of the pictures is any better than anything you would find in a local science fiction shop.

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This room full of mostly rubbish is in the closed-off area which was being repaired.   Apart from the stale bread that was here, this strange wardrobe thing interested me.   Is this where Luke keeps his power converters?

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One of the other courtyards has some different rooms here, I guess you could sleep here, but you would need to hall yourself the steps with the ropes to access these.

1. Plans – 2. French Connection – 3. My hotel in Djerba – 4. El Griba synagogue outside – 5. El Griba synagogue inside – 6. Markets – 7. Christianity in Tunisia – 8. Ferry to mainland Tunisia – 9. Getting to Matmata, Tunisia – 10. Sidi Idris Hotel New Hope Star Wars filmset – 11. Secrets I learnt about the famous Matmata Star Wars set – 12. Cave homes for would-be Jedis – 13. More what you don’t see in Star Wars at Hotel Sidi Idris – 14. How hospitable is Sidi Idris? – 15. ATM machines and drought – 16. Matmata Nouvelle (New Matmata) – 17. Tunisian butchers and fisherman – 18. Libyan and Algerian neighbours – 19. Jewellery businesses in Djerba – 20. Tunisia and Israel relations – 21. Hara Kebira, Jewish school, soap and TV repair shops – 22. Jewish community of Hara Kebira – 23. Going home

11 comments on “Djerba, Tunisia trip – 13. More what you don’t see in Star Wars at Hotel Sidi Idris

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